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, and there is only one remaining u.s. sponsored sea-based in existence, which probably most people don't know or can't name. it's the underwater version of the international space station essentially. it's owned by the national oceanic and atmospheric administration, noaa, and managed by university of north carolina, it's called aquarius and it's been in operation for about 20 years there for scientific purposes largely, and it's a descendent of sealab. and a significant one to the people who use it. there were several in between sealab and aquarius but that is another story. i'm going to leave it at that i think for now. but just to make sure, we will just segue into the q&a here. i hope you have some, and i can't resist playing this. do we have volume here? ♪ >> yeah, a little more. ♪ ♪ >> extra points for whoever can do more that came from? somebody? [inaudible] >> you are personnel, you're not allowed to answer. the conflict of interest. yes, yes. the pop-culture vestige of sealab called sealab 2021 for which that is the very catchy theme song by the band calamine. so you see the legacy co
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international comparison this morning. when you look at how the u.s. is performing on different international test, we are well behind. we don't do well, but we are way behind in math and reading and science at various grade levels. so how do we overcome this problem? lots of important ideas. we heard earlier that there is a system approach. but what is motivating our proposal is that we take this american strength, which is innovation, we continue to lead on this. how do we take that creative engine and get it to k-12 education so we we can see improvements and qualities and outcomes and achievements for our students? >> if you look through history, whether it is transportation, our children listed in age that our ancestors could only dream of. we have computers, we have all sorts of new things. that really doesn't seem to happen until k-12 education. if you look at research and development, in k-12 education, it is one 15th the rate, of the u.s. economy overall. it is 152-1100 rate of what we see in innovative sectors like health care. what is getting in the way? well, what we try to do is
commonly referred to as the risk program of them back to the 1980's. built upon that. >> de you recall sitting here today whether or not that legislation passed the call for higher reimbursement levels. as a major piece of legislation a large expansion since medicaid was first six tended, not up nickel of it was before. we voted against it and thought it was fiscally responsible for offering these higher reimbursement payments without any ability to pay for it to begin with. arguing for criticism and we're trying to reform that, cost savings, by the way, completely adopted in that budget. every one of my colleagues supported and voted for. now they're trying to have it both ways which is inexplicable to me. this school, i think you testified about the differences that there are between their plan that would privatize a premium support order be went to college with the existing medicare program. is there an important this tension to be made? >> seven time has expired. >> recognized for five minutes. >> in your testimony before the government reform committee in july and again today, you
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